Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
This collection consists of documents relating to politics, business, foreign affairs, and the family’s personal affairs, which not only offer a glimpse into nineteenth century rural life in New York State, but detail machine politics on a regional, state, and national level into the early twentieth century.
The Crawford Collection contains photographs and glass negatives taken around Liverpool, New York by various photographers including Toby Crawford III’s father, George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers.
Photographs and architectural drawings of the D’Youville College campus throughout its history.
Personal friend and secretary to NYS Governor Grover Cleveland. After Cleveland was elected President of the United States, Lamont was appointed his Secretary of War and close confidant.
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.